The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned farmers to ensure equipment used seasonally is properly maintained after a 19-year-old farm hand died from injuries sustained when the tractor and trailer he was using to transport grain struck a bridge.
Two managers from an asbestos removal company who used forged documents to obtain a licence from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have been prosecuted after evading detection for four years. Their Warrington-based employer has also been handed a £23,000 penalty.
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UK noise monitoring specialists, Cirrus Research, has been following the case of a viola player who has won a landmark High Court judgment against the Royal Opera House (ROH). He suffered a life-changing hearing injury that left him unable to work or even listen to his own son play.
A recent report by British Safety Council and RobertsonCooper says our understanding of changing risks to health, safety and wellbeing needs to improve. The report explores the changes that employers and employees are likely to experience over the next 20 years. It focuses on the risks of these changes to the health, safety and wellbeing of the workforce.
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